Drop shaped black and red semi precious gemstone Mahogany Obsidian with gold sheen designer cabochon 25.5 mm by 12 mm and 3 mm thick.
These cabochons weigh about 6 carats each.
These appear black and red but when held up to a light have translucent bands!
This variety of black obsidian is named Mahogany Obsidian and the red streaks is likely the result of trapped hematite.
Obsidian is a natural volcanic glass. This semi precious gemstone material is found in Oregon.
Metaphysical Properties: Obsidian is said to be a very grounding stone, and very healing. It is said to dispel feelings of unworthiness, that can hold one back from achieving their full potential. It sharpens and focuses internal and external vision, and helps one get in touch with buried issues before they can explode.